Ducks put veteran Schneider on waivers

Updated: September 16, 2008, 6:24 PM ET
By Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

The Anaheim Ducks spent all summer trying to move Mathieu Schneider. Tuesday, they placed the 39-year-old defenseman on waivers.

Schneider has one year left on a deal scheduled to pay him $5.75 million.

"We'll see what happens now that he's on waivers. We'll see if he clears or he's claimed and we'll go from there," Ducks GM Brian Burke. "He's a good player and a good guy. His age and his salary are a factor for any team bumping up against the cap."

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